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Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 3:00pm EDT
as president obama and german chancellor angela merkel met at the white house. the two leaders warned russia they are prepared to impose more sanctions. >> the goal is not to punish russia. the goal is to give them an incentive to choose the better horse, and that is to resolve these issues diplomatically -- a better course, and that is to resolve these issues diplomatically. and i think we are united on that front. >> they set a may 25 trigger date for economic sanctions, but will be sanctions stop putin's ambitions? joining me, a director of russian studies at the kanin institute. >>l this stop? we have tried times with sanctions. it does not seem to be helping much. >> putin has certain geo- political objectives. these sanctions will hurts. they will hurts going forward. in terms of the short-term to strategic objectives, he is not going to be deterred -- >> when you talk about his objectives, what are we talking about? does he want all of ukraine? just to cooler areas? wants allt think he of ukraine. if he wanted to invade ukraine, he could've done earlier. his main objective is to under
Bloomberg
May 1, 2014 3:00pm EDT
u.s. tensions with russia to have a small impact on this year's earnings. >> number eight, yelp pouring almost nine percent. -- soaring almost nine percent. fourth-quarter revenue beat predictions of $75 million. sided tony outperform. brandsber seven, yum! down slightly. the company announced greg creed will be appointed the new ceo am effective january 2015. he will replace david novak. the man responsible for bringing the doritos locos taco. >> i preferred the double-decker myself. the soft taco with the heart taco. 88% beef. number two, pfizer. set to be sweetening the deal for astrazeneca. the offer will come through next week. more on the story later in the roundup. down.mber five, avon they have agreed to pay 135 million dollars to resolve u.s. probe on whether or not it paid bribes in china and other countries. the five-year-old investigation has cost avon almost $400 million. >> that is a lot of money. >> a lot of mascara. >> a lot of lip gloss. >> a door to door? today comes around? >> it is really big in emerging markets. >> when he said he emerging markets, i th
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 3:00pm EDT
and eu officials. the hope was that the sanctions would cause russia to start moving backwards. pro-russian separatists causing trouble in another city on the eastern border. you mentioned the interim president talk about how local security forces are largely helpless. he also noted the ukrainian army is on full alert and awaiting the possibility of invasion. we're going the opposite way of de-escalation. unbelievable. so what is the administration doing now? if you're sanctions are not working, what card can you play? a question they hoped they would not have to work on this soon after their latest round of sanctions were announced. we just returned from the asia trip last night. they expected these sanctions to have more bite. there are broader sanctions they are working on. questionuestion -- big is not how this impacts the russian government, but how it impacts u.s. companies. take a listen to what jay carney had to say. >> we expect the numbers to be significant in this period towards the end of open we predicted all along there would be a substantial number of people who when
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 3:00pm EDT
was struggling with what to began talking to about, and i think russia is the best place. how much resolve is there in europe to deal with than -- vladimir putin on ukraine? >> there is resolve. degreesto different because of objective the oilces, including and gas imports from russia. this is not the first policy tension. i detect a much stronger to try to cope with this with more coordination. >> how far is europe willing to go? >> in the immediate, it is a and howf the sanctions it will be measured in terms of the economic sacrifices for europe, but i think this ukraine has a much broader and is thatessage, which europe is no longer in a comfortable state of mind that it is living in a secure place, and this, i believe after the european elections to be held at the end of may will be a powerful accelerator of the countries willing to put their act together. >> is that to say that the question of how to respond in ukraine will be an important issue in those elections? >> it will be an important issue in those elections, which are, nonetheless, dominated by others . taking a bit of distan
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 3:00pm EDT
much, but i think one thing we should realize is that we have been trying to integrate russia since the soviet union collapse, and we have been sort of successful doing it, but i think going forward, things are going to go the other way, and we are already seeing that. absolutely. europe is talking about the local energy market, trying to avoid dependence on russian energy, and i think things are going to continue to go that way. butng sanctions right now, europe cannot give up russian energy. to stay thistinue course -- >> let me ask about russia as it relates to china, because looking toch, dominate the region from russia all of the way to china, do you think that is something we will see in our lifetime? >> well, first of all, i would like to ask andrey, do you think the sanctions are going to hurt russia in a recession? think sanctions would increase the pace of a slowdown of the russian economy, but this specific set, probably not. >> this is the eighth largest economy in the world, maybe higher than that if you use the purchasing power metric, and if it goes into recession, an
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